Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata is an audio engineer, musician, composer, and lover of all things tech, audio, and cinema. Hailing originally from Montana, Ryan received his bachelor degree from the University of Montana in composition and technology. He later studied audio engineering at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, AZ, then packed up for Nashville, where he spent a couple of years playing and recording music in various studios and local venues. Ryan now makes his home in Portland, OR. Feel free to contact him on twitter, or check in with him at Digital Trends to get the scoop on all the latest in tech, film, and music.
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Home Theater

LG Music Flow takes aim at Sonos, but just misses the target

LG has cooked up its own version of multiroom audio called Music Flow. An ambitious, near-comprehensive effort with multiple speakers across the size spectrum, LG’s system is feature-packed, and affordable. But is this the multiroom setup…
Movies & TV

HBO to premiere new adult-themed cartoon about NYC vermin in February

HBO has high hopes for its new animated series Animals, which will premiere in February. Produced by indie film darlings, the Duplass brothers, the new comedy centers around New York City vermin who encounter some decidedly human problems.
Home Theater

Ultimate Ears Pro perfects perfection with new Reference Remastered in-ears

Ultimate Ears Pro, pioneers in the world of in-ear monitors, have teamed up once again with the engineers at Capital Studios for a new reference monitor. Called the Reference Remastered, the new in-ears are designed specifically for hi-res…
Movies & TV

Rob Schneider goes meta in first trailer for Netflix's Real Rob 2:03

The trailer for Real Rob, Netflix's new series starring Rob Schneider, seems to do the impossible: make Schneider funny again. The meta series, in the style of Curb Your Enthusiasm, was self-financed by Schneider, and premieres in…
Home Theater

How to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV 2:46

A rapidly growing arsenal of devices now exists to allow anything on your phone or tablet to be mirrored on your TV. For those looking to marry the second screen with the screen that started it all, we’ve put together this list…
Movies & TV

John Malkovich stars in new movie that literally won’t be seen for 100 years

John Malkovich and Robert Rodriguez have completed a new project that literally won't be seen by anyone for a century. Called 100 Years, the film will be locked in a time-lock safe designed to open exactly 100 years in the future.
Home Theater

LG marks its home turf with monstrous 42-foot OLED panels in Seoul’s airport

LG shows off its latest ode to OLED at South Korea's Incheon International Airport in the form of two monstrous OLED structures. Composed of 140 individual curved displays, the structures are 13 meters tall, and 8 meters across.
Home Theater

Got a Vizio smart TV? Here's how to stop it from spying on you

Vizio smart TVs took some recent heat for a vulnerability that was not only sharing viewing habits with third-party venders, but also opening up the system to a hack. The hole has been patched, but if you want to stop your TV from sharing…
Home Theater

Best Blu-ray discs to show off your Home Theater

What's the point of having all of that awesome home theater gear if you can't breed a little jealousy from your friends and family? We've put together this list of badass Blu-rays that have the goods to drop a few jaws, and make your home…
Home Theater

The $55,000 Orpheus aren't just the best headphones ever, they're a legal high

After months of waiting, pages of hype, and thousands of miles travelled, we finally got the chance to hear Sennheiser’s $55,000 Orpheus to find out if they truly are the greatest headphones in the world.